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Title: Writing Book Titles


1
Writing Book Titles
  • Mrs. Davis, 5th Grade
  • Language Arts / Writing
  • Council Traditional School

2
Capitalizing
  • ALWAYS capitalize the FIRST word, the LAST word,
    and important words in the middle of
  • book chapter titles,
  • movie titles,
  • album song titles,
  • magazine, newspaper,
    article titles,
  • titles of
    television shows episodes,
  • titles of
    works of art, and
  • titles
    of plays!
  • DONT capitalize small, meaningless words such
    as
  • a, an, the, and, of, to, for, with, or,
    by, in, on, etc.

3
Capitalizing
  • Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing
  • Harry Potter and the Sorcerers Stone
  • The Summer of the Swans
  • The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe
  • Otherwise Known as Sheila the Great
  • Out of the Dust

4
Underlining/Italicizing
  • ALWAYS completely underline (when printing) or
    italicize (when typing)
  • book titles,
  • movie titles,
  • album titles,
  • magazine/newspaper
    titles,
  • titles of
    television shows,
  • titles of
    works of art,
  • titles
    of plays!

5
Underlining/Italicizing
  • Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing
  • Harry Potter and the Sorcerers Stone
  • Summer of the Swans
  • The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe
  • Otherwise Known as Sheila the Great
  • Out of the Dust

6
Quotation Marks
  • Consider that
  • book titles,
  • movie titles,
  • album titles,
  • magazine/newspaper
    titles,
  • titles of
    television shows,
  • titles of
    works of art,
  • titles
    of plays!
  • are major works, so they are underlined or
    italicized

7
Quotation Marks
  • What would come INSIDE a major work would be
    considered a minor work (a PART, not the WHOLE),
    so we put it in quotation marks, but we
    CAPITALIZE it just as we would the major works.
    Minor works include
  • book chapters, short stories, poems,
  • movie chapters,
  • song titles,
  • magazine newspaper
    articles,
  • television
    episodes,
  • acts or
    scenes in plays

8
Quotation Marks
  • Book title (major)
  • Harry Potter and the Sorcerers Stone
  • (J. K. Rowling)
  • Book chapters (minor)
  • The Boy Who Lived
  • The Keeper of the Keys
  • The Man with Two Faces

9
Quotation Marks
  • Movie title (major)
  • The Notebook
  • Movie chapters (minor)
  • Noahs Last Letter
  • Allies Return
  • Swan Song

10
Quotation Marks
  • Album title (major)
  • Back to Basics (Christina Aguilera)
  • Song titles (minor)
  • Here to Stay
  • Back in the Day
  • Enter the Circus

11
Quotation Marks
  • Magazine title (major)
  • Rolling Stone Magazine
  • Article titles (minor)
  • Legends of Rock
  • The Day the Music Died
  • When Jazz Enters the Hood

12
Quotation Marks
  • TV show (major)
  • House, M.D. (Fox Television Network)
  • Episode titles (minor)
  • Needle in a Haystack
  • One Day, One Room
  • Lines in the Sand

13
POP QUIZ!
  • Write the title of the book youre reading now.
  • Kelly Clarkson has an album titled breakaway, and
    one of the songs is called because of you. Write
    the name of the album and the song correctly.
  • Write the name of your favorite movie.
  • One episode of the TV drama, csi miami, was
    called dead woman walking. Write the name of the
    TV show and the episode correctly.

14
POP QUIZ!
  • 5. Is Life a magazine or a magazine article ?
  • 6. Is Temper an album or a song?
  • 7. Is Blizzard a book title or a chapter name?
  • 8. Is E. R. a TV show or an episode name?
  • Is Dog Team a movie or a movie chapter?
  • Is Mardi Gras the name of a play or an act or
    scene in a play?
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